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GroupK702D13S/Degree Programme in Nursing (Kemi)
Study unit52AN005E Aseptics, Microbiology and Pathology, 2.00 ECTS credits, 53 h
Foundation of Natural Sciences in Nursing
Time of implementationSyksy/2013-2014
Responsible teacherAnttila Mirja
Other teachers
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2013 - 30.04.2014
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period14.04.2013 - 31.05.2013
Implementation method
Virtuality 0 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 

The students know the basics of aseptics, microbiology and pathology. They know the principles of aseptic working methods and are familiar with preventive measures against infectious diseases in hospitals and other healthcare units. The students can eliminate infections in various healthcare environments.

Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Lectures, groupwork, independent studying



- Materials in Moodle course environment

- Porth: Essentials of pathophysiology (or Porth: Pathophysiology or Copstead, Banasik: Pathophysiology or Huether: Understanding pathophysiology)

- Wilson: Infection Control in Clinical Practice 2006


Course objectives:


- knows the basics of microbiology and pathology

- can describe the characteristic features of micro-organisms

- knows alterations of blood flow

- can describe cell injury, aging and death and somatic death of the body

- can describe characteristics of benign and malignant tumours

- knows immune and inflammatory response of the body


- the characteristic features of micro-organisms,virus and bacteria

- inflammation and immune system

- cell injury and cellular adaptation, cell aging, death and phases of wound healing

- alterations in blood vessels (arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis,thrombosis, emboli and infarct)

- neoplasia (birth, growth, spread, benign/ malign)

- somatic death of the body and autopsy


Written exam, grading scale 0-5

Group work:infectious diseases

Attendance: Lectures 80%